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Dare to ‘Teach’?

Dare to Teach
30th July 2019

I’m not of the school of thought that sees teaching as an ‘art’ – more an intensive version of reality. There’s nothing pretend about the triumphs and vulnerabilities and terrors of the classroom.

Six weeks of sanity

Teachers make most of holidays
30th July 2019

Andy Sammons, Head of English at a large comprehensive explains why it’s vital we embrace ‘the slow’ during the summer holidays.

Teacher wellbeing: behind the headlines

Teacher wellbeing - look after yourself first
27th June 2019

After being off school for 5 weeks, drama teacher and senior leader Rebecca Tulloch, has realised that behind the headlines about teacher wellbeing, there is this one very simple but difficult rule: you have to look after yourself first.

Public Service Day: celebrating teachers

Public Service Day - celebrating teachers
12th June 2019

Sunday 23rd of June is Public Service Day. Victoria, Head of Geography in a secondary school, explains why being a teacher is such a great job and shows her support for Public Service Day.

How we help staff deal with their problems

How teachers and education staff helped to deal with their problems by our confidential helpline - blog
16th May 2019

87% of helpline callers told us they felt better equipped to deal with their problems after accessing support. We spoke to users who explained how the free, confidential emotional support we provide helped them. 

How I look after my wellbeing

How I look after my own wellbeing - teacher wellbeing
15th May 2019

For secondary school teacher Bonnie Harrington, managing her wellbeing is a termly, weekly, daily priority. If she waits until she is struggling before implementing these tips then it's too late.